Science Europe Condemns Legislative Measures Against Academic Freedom in Hungary

Science Europe condemns the amendments to the National Higher Education Law adopted by the Hungarian Parliament today that seriously undermine the activities of the Central European University (CEU), based in Budapest. These amendments signify an unacceptable restriction of academic freedom and scientific independence, two pillars of European democracy that need to be promoted and protected. Science Europe stands for these values and joins the many other organisations that have expressed serious concern on the issue. Read more here.

News

(Tallinn, 12 October 2017) The Tallinn Call for Action is released today by the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU. It repeats the recommendation from Science Europe’s July 2017 Position Statement ‘On A New Vision for More Meaningful Research Impact Assessment’. Read more

(26/09/17) European R&I community urgently calls to revise the TDM exception in the copyright reform... read more

(07/09/17) New Symposium Report on impact and the societal value of science... read more

(07/09/17) International coalition joins together to halt potentially harmful copyright reform... read more

(04/09/2017) New Workshop Report on cross-border collaboration and portfolio management of Research Infrastructures...read more

(11/07/17) Let's talk about the value of research, not just its impact... read more

Documents

Discover the new Position Statement on a New Vision for More Meaningful Research Impact Assessment... read more